Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point resumes operation until May 11
The Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point resumed its operation on Saturday morning for the period of May holidays, the press service of the State Border Service of Ukraine has reported.
"Today in the morning the Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point that was temporarily closed resumed its operation. The decision was made by the ATO headquarters. The crossing point will operate in the period of May holidays and Easter every day from 07:00 until 17:30," the authority said.
The press service said that passenger and transport flow at the crossing points opened on the contact line was intensive in the past 24 hours. Zolote and Novotroitske crossing points are still closed.
The Luhansk regional military-civil administration wrote on its Facebook page that the Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point will be opened from April 30 until May 4 and from May 8 until May 10 from 08:00 until 20:00 if the situation near this humanitarian corridor is safe for civilians and military staying there.
The Stanytsia Luhanska crossing point was temporarily closed on April 8 due to permanent hostilities from the militants' side.
At a meeting of the Trilateral Contact Group (TCG) on April 29 the agreement to open this crossing point starting from April has been reached.